Friar Lawrence In Romeo And Juliet

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Friar is Not Neutral In Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence is a key character since he is partly responsible for the death of Romeo and Juliet by providing them assistance; making him a character that is not neutral in the story. Friar Lawrence hesitantly agrees to marry the couple after advising Romeo that these “violent delights have violent ends” therefore asking the couple to “love moderately” (II. vi. 9/14). He understands that this marriage is based upon an impulsive decision made by the couple since he knows how Romeo reacts to love. Earlier, Friar Lawrence gives caution to the unity because even though he thinks this marriage can be in the best interest for everyone, he understands the consequences of marrying the pair. However he
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